Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by ArrogantBastage:
4.35/5 rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A: Very thick, white head floating above a sea of deep orange/amber, nearly burnt orange. Great clarity on this beer. Head slowly dissipates leaving some heavy lacing on the glass. Very thin whitish head left for the remainder of the glass.
S: Not much at first until the beer warms slightly. Notes of deep malt present with some very subtle hop aroma.
T: Rich in malt and hops. Slightly spicy up front then mellowing out to a nice dry finish. Hops linger long after the finish.
M: Medium bodied with a mellow carbonation level.
D: Nice beer to savor but easy to have multiple in one session.
Serving type: on-tap
12-12-2010 17:38:15 | More by ArrogantBastage
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4.38/5 rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Look: Pours with large, creamy, billowy, medium sized bubbles, off-white (light orange hue) head. Slow, sticky retention with big bubbles collapsing creates a creamy, medium sized top layer that leaves random, sticky lacing. Clear, golden amber with light haze particles. Golden like sap from a pine three on a fresh summer morning (some poetry shit).
Smell: Some fruity feeling, mostly citrus (grapefruit) and rich pine with light grain and stronger caramel medium light sweetness. Also some floral notes. Refreshing, cleans your nose. Not flashy (which is a good thing in this case).
Taste: Light sweet lemon start to solid malt backbone in the middle, mostly light caramel medium sweetness, connects everything well. Ends with satisfying medium bitterness, pine all the way with light caramel sweetness. Sweetness and bitterness (mostly bitterness) linger in your mouth for a while, teasing you to make another sip.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation (light crisp), makes it a bit lighter, fresher but still smooth enough. Light dry finish.
Overall: Pine goodness, doesn't joke around, knows what it wants and delivers. Everything as it should be, some would call it boring but the strong pine driven character with solid caramel backbone does it for me.
Serving type: bottle
03-13-2014 17:16:32 | More by tmzl
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,304 ratings.